Flights from London to Sydney

Tips and tricks to help you find cheap flights from London to Sydney

Favourite airline: Emirates
The majority of passengers on the route London – Sydney prefer to fly with Emirates.
18 %
Qantas Airways
3 %
British Airways
2 %
Tip: book 2 months before departure
Tip: book flights on this route 2 months before departure and save up to 27 %.
68 days before departure
Cheapest weekday: Saturday
Cheap flights on this route are operated on Saturday.
Stopover flights are the cheapest connection
Compared to direct flights, flights with a stopover on this route are on average 41 % cheaper.
non stop flight
1 stop
2 stops
22h 40min
31h 40min
33h 15min
Favourite connection: via Dubai
23 % of tickets booked on this route are for flights via Dubai.
1 stopover Dubai
22h 35min, from £668
23 %
1 stopover Singapore Changi
26h 45min, from £622
11 %
1 stopover Hong Kong Chek Lap Kok
22h 55min, from £670
8 %

Useful information about the flight from London to Sydney

Flights from London to Sydney

The flight route from London (LON) to Sydney (SYD) in Australia is extremely popular in the UK. At a distance of 10,600 miles, the flight time will always take at least 22 hours. Aircraft will almost always land at least once en route to refuel, the actual duration of the journey can therefore vary. This is one of the longest haul routes and airlines operating on this route include Quantas, British Airways, Virgin Atlantic, Cathay and Emirates. There are various routes to choose from, with stopovers either in the Middle East, Asia or even to the west, in the United States. A direct flight from London to Sydney is operated by Qantas and British Airways, taking between 22 and 23 hours.

Cheap flight from London to Sydney

Prices of air tickets fluctuate according to the season and a low cost flight can be purchased for as little as £800 return. Longer flights with two stopovers are the cheapest, but could take as long as 40 hours. Last minute deals are usually not that much more expensive but will be harder to find.

Sydney Airport

The departure airports in London are Gatwick and Heathrow. There is only one destination airport in Sydney, Sydney Kingsford Smith Airport, which is the busiest airport in Australia. The airport is located about 10 miles south of central Sydney. Transport links to and from Sydney airport are provided by buses and trains. Those with late arrival times also have the option of staying at one of the Sydney airport hotels. As the international gateway to Australia, Sydney airport also has connections to many further airports in Australia.

Flight information London - Sydney
Flight details London - Sydney
  • Flight duration: min. 20:30 / max. 21:00
  • Distance: 17020 km
  • Flights per week: 16
  • Return flight duration: min. 22:00 / max. 22:25
Most Popular Flight Routes